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Leaders in Forensic Investigation

Hawkins has been committed to providing high quality forensic investigation services to our clients since 1980.

About Us

For 40 years, Hawkins has been a well-established and respected firm specialising in forensic investigation and root cause analysis for the insurance, legal and risk management professions.

We are a growing company, currently with eight offices in key locations around the United Kingdom and offices in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, with an ever increasing number of experts covering many disciplines. Our forensic scientists and engineers investigate a wide range of losses including fires, explosions, accidents and engineering problems. Visit our Services page for more information on the disciplines we cover.

We provide a wide range of forensic investigation services and can take an investigation from scene to court if required:

  • Full investigation and report
  • Litigation support
  • Giving evidence in court
  • Forensic preview
  • Forensic Claims validation service
  • General advice

We always aim to tailor the investigation to your needs, so if you want a brief, preliminary investigation we can do that. In addition, you are always welcome to call one of our experts for an informal, confidential chat with no commitment. We will be happy to tell you what we can do to help.

If you think you might have the need for an investigator please contact us by telephone or email and we will do our best to help you.

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Latest News

Hawkins Sponsors Charitable Contributions to Loveworks & the Little Princess Trust

4th Oct 2022

This September, members of the Hawkins family donated their time, effort and hair to two deserving English charities. Helen Child, Office Manager at Hawkins Reigate, regularly volunteers with Loveworks, a local Reigate-based charity with a mission to ...

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Hawkins Speaks on New Service at the 2022 CILA Conference

30th Sep 2022

Hawkins Plant Pathologist James Townsend recently presented “The Crop Conundrum” at the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters’ Annual Conference held in Nottingham. His presentation focused on his background in phytopathology, which is the scientific ...

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Hawkins Is Pleased to Announce Dr Andrew Prickett as Our New Managing Director

29th Sep 2022

Hawkins would like to congratulate Dr Andrew Prickett on his new role as Managing Director, as his predecessor Dr Andrew Moncrieff steps down to focus on fire investigation and rekindle an interest in business development & marketing. Andrew Moncrieff ...

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Hawkins Investigators Meet the London Fire Brigade Dog Teams

23rd Sep 2022

Hawkins fire investigators David Reid Rowland and Claire Mann, and forensic architect Niralee Casson, recently met members of London Fire Brigade’s Fire Investigation Team and their two exuberant accelerant detection dogs, Simba (6 years) and Smokey ...

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Hawkins Welcomes Mechanical Engineer Gavin Dunn

5th Aug 2022

This month Hawkins welcomes mechanical engineer Gavin Dunn to our Glasgow Office.Having gained a first-class MEng degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), Gavin started his career by taking on the role ...

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